1 May 2020.


Berlin, Germany.

(Partially Funded)


International Security Policy Scholarship.

The International Security Policy Scholarship is intended for students who are passionate about international security and wish to pursue a career in this field.This scholarship is offered in cooperation with the Centre for International Security.

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Climate change, cyber-warfare, nuclear weapons, terrorism – the security challenges facing the international community in the 21st century are diverse and complex.Hence seeking applicants with demonstrated academic or professional interest in international security and the challenges that arise in a complex, global multi-level system.

Opportunity Focus Areas:

  • International Affairs.

Required Languages


Eligible Countries


Program Period

2 years.

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

  • Open to applicants of all nationalities.
  • You must have completed an undergraduate degree (bachelor’s or equivalent) in order to be admitted.
  • You must complete all of your undergraduate academic course work and exams before 1 September 2020 in order to matriculate.
  • Academic excellence.
  • International experience & civic engagement.
  • English Proficiency , with the required score in one of the following tests:
  1. TOEFL : PBT 600, CBT 250, iBT 100
  2. Cambridge ESOL: CPE C, CAE B
  3. IELTS : Overall = 7.0  and  Writing =7.0

Opportunity Cost

(Partially Funded)

  • The total cost for the scholarship value is 32,500 EURO, which covers the whole tuition fees for the 2 years.
  • The scholarship doesn’t cover living expense.

For more information on the the living expense in Berlin click Here.

How to Apply

First Step: Create an account from Here and fill the application form for the university itself.

  •  Upload all required documents.
  1.  Current CV indicating your academic background, work experience and voluntary activities. Please do not include a photo on your CV.
  2. A letter of motivation explaining your specific interest in the study programme and how it relates to your professional aspirations. Your letter should be 500-900 words.
  3. Copies of official academic transcripts of all attended universities. Every transcript must include a transcript key (an explanation of the grading system). If not in English, they require a certified translation into English.
  4. A copy of an English proficiency certificate (for non-native speakers).

Note: English test results can be submitted after you submit your application to the Hertie School. You must send the certificate to the admissions team per e-mail at by 1 June.

Letters of references.

  • Current students and applicants who graduated from their most recent degree in 2020, 2019 or 2018 must submit two academic letters of reference.
  • Applicants who graduated from their most recent degree in 2017 or 2016 can supply one professional letter of reference in place of one of their academic references.
  • Applicants who graduated from their most recent degree before 2016 may supply two professional letters of reference if no academic references are available.

For more information on the admission process for the collegr click Here.

Second step: Apply for the Scolarship

Then answer one of the following questions in a brief essay to be considered for the scholarship:

  • There are currently many grand challenges to international security. Pick one such challenge and critically analyse what the key obstacles are to solving it.
  • Over the past decade, many pundits and commentators have argued that, globally speaking, war is on the decline. Critically analyse this statement.
    The additional essay should be sent to after a standard application has been submitted. The essay should be approximately two pages in length.

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This Scholarship Published by:
Reem Ghazal/ Egypt

Reviewed by” Nedaa Megahed/ Egypt
MARJ3 Intern
MARJ3 Scholarships team